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Traffic stop nets more than 30 pounds of marijuana in Angelina County

More than 30 pounds of marijuana was found during a traffic stop in Angelina County on Sunday evening. It happened around 6:30pm on Sunday, north of Lufkin on US Highway 59 in the Redland area.

Teen shot during break-in on campus

A 14-year-old suspected of burglarizing a trailer on a campus in the Pasadena Independent School District was wounded by a school district police officer early Tuesday morning, officials said.

Road work begins today on Timberland Drive

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; TXDOT today will start seal coat work on Timberland Drive/BU 59. Motorists are urged to use caution and to expect delays.

Harrison County deputies find decaying body in wooded area

Harrison County Sheriff Jay Webb says a decaying body was found in a wooded area in Marshall.

Cherokee County man gets probation for illegally transporting deer

CHEROKEE COUNTY — A 32-year-old Cherokee County, Texas man has been sentenced for federal wildlife violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

5 vehicle burglars caught in Longview

 LONGVIEW — Five people, including one teenager, were arrested for vehicle burglary in Longview over the weekend.

UPDATE: Officials identify 2-year old killed in weekend Hwy 69 crash

Tyler, TX (KFXK) —  3:21 p.m. April 30, 2012: The 2-year old killed in Saturday's Highway 69 wreck near Bullard has been identified as Sydney Jane Farris. Farris' father is in critical condition.

UPDATE: Missing Longview teen believed to be a runaway

LONGVIEW —UPDATE at 2:00 pm: Gregg County Sheriff's officials now tell KFXK, they believe Lauren Martin to be a runaway, and are working the case as such.

Waterfowler: Conservation best taught via hunting

Our news partner The Longview News Journal reports that people who don’t hunt can misunderstand the sport replenishes ducks and wildlife of every stripe and shape, a conservationist planned to tell young East Texans Sunday.

$30 million school bond on table in Tatum

Tatum — The Tatum Independent School District is asking voters to approve a $30 million bond package in May, Superintendent Dee Hartt said Tuesday.